COMPASS Graphic Design Program – New for 2024
Graphic Design Summer Immersion Program
Tailored for aspiring young designers, this immersive, hands-on program covers essential design principles such as typography, color theory, experience design, branding, layout composition, and digital image manipulation. Participants gain proficiency in Adobe, the industry-standard software, honing their skills to create captivating visuals for print and digital platforms. Under expert guidance, attendees unlock their creative potential and acquire the tools needed for a successful graphic design career.
COMPASS 2024 will be held June 23-28, 2024
What You’ll Experience
- Print Design
- Experience design
- Logo & Brand Design
- UI/UX & Web Design
- Image Creation
- Logo Design & Brand Experience
- Smart Product & Experience Design
- Animated Gifts & Adobe Photoshop
- App creation, wireframing, testing and prototyping
- Printing Techniques & more!
A Day in the Life
- 8:00-9:00am: Breakfast
- 9:00-10:15am: What is Experience Design?
- 10:15-10:30am: Break
- 10:30am-12:00pm: Product design exercise / game
- 12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch
- 1:00-2:30pm: Create your own smart product
- 2:30-5:30pm: Free time
- 5:30-6:30pm: Dinner
- 6:30-10:00pm: Evening activity
- 11:00pm: Lights out
Ashley Lippard will be facilitating the 2024 COMPASS Creative Writing Program.
Where You’ll Be
Montreat College is part of the Asheville area’s vibrant cultural life. Explore the countless outdoor activities that make Western NC an international destination for adventure seekers.
Where You'll Stay
COMPASS attendees will stay in newly-renovated Anderson Residence Hall. Rooms include two twin beds, two dressers, two desks, two chairs, two closets, one or two bookcases, and a private restroom.
Where You'll Eat
COMPASS attendees will dine in Howerton Dining Hall, which features multiple dining options to accommodate individuals with dietary preferences and allergies.
FAQs for Students and Parents
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COMPASS 2024 will be held June 23-28, 2024.